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How to Overcome Pain Pill Addiction as a Veteran

How to Overcome Pain Pill Addiction as a Veteran

When veterans return home after deployment, they often bear physical and emotional scars from their time in the military. And to cope with the pain caused by such wounds, many veterans come to rely on prescription medications. In some cases, however, this can lead to...
Top Questions Asked About Addiction Relapse

Top Questions Asked About Addiction Relapse

Anyone who’s come out clean and sober after winning a hard-fought battle for sobriety has plenty of reasons to feel good about themselves. However, they also fear one thing – relapsing. For this reason, many of our former military service members who’ve gone through a...
How to Recognize if a Loved One Is Living with PTSD

How to Recognize if a Loved One Is Living with PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health illness brought on by witnessing or experiencing a traumatic event. Many people believe that PTSD affects just war veterans. However, it can also emerge as a result of other stressful circumstances. PTSD...
What Effect Does Alcohol Have on PTSD Symptoms?

What Effect Does Alcohol Have on PTSD Symptoms?

November is Veterans’ Month, and Heroes’ Mile wants to honor the lives of our veterans while also recognizing the mental health challenges that many current and former military members endure. Veterans have unique mental health requirements. Many...
What Are the Stages of Recovery for Veterans?

What Are the Stages of Recovery for Veterans?

The substance abuse recovery process looks different for everybody who goes through it, but this is especially true for veterans, who often struggle with co-occurring mental health conditions on top of addiction. So what exactly are the stages of recovery for...
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